Invisalign is a widely popular clear aligner alternative to traditional metal braces. Invisalign can be used to straighten teeth in a discreet and comfortable manner. What many patients may not know is that Invisalign can be an effective treatment for TMJ concerns. Ellicott City, MD restorative dentist Dr. Ray Becker offers comprehensive TMJ diagnosis and treatment using innovative and state of the art dental technologies.
Through thorough bite analysis, Dr. Becker is able to pinpoint the cause of TMJ pain. Understanding where the discomfort originates from helps Dr. Becker provide effective treatment what allows for optimal oral health. Patients often find almost instant relief after beginning treatment for TMJ. Dr. Becker uses a combination of traditional and innovative treatments for the comprehensive treatment of TMJ.
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Invisalign for TMJ
Dr. Becker will custom design a series of aligners that will be tailored to your personal orthodontic needs. Patients wear the aligners up to 22 hours a day as the teeth gradually shift into alignment. Aligner sets are typically switched out every 2 weeks, but exact times will be determined by personal oral health. The aligners can shift teeth and the bite back into alignment alleviating associated TMJ pain.
Choosing Dr. Becker for TMJ Therapy
Dr. Becker understands the complexities of the jaw and bite and the importance of their function. Dr. Becker uses Tekscan digital technology to accurately pinpoint the imbalance of the bite and misalignment of the jaw. Dr. Becker holds a Mastership in Total BioPAK and dedicates his advanced dental education to further his knowledge and skill in the treatment of TMJ disorders.
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TMD Therapy at Howard County Smiles is comprehensive and effective. Treating TMJ can help you regain control over your life and reducing facial pain, headaches, and damage to your teeth and gums. Dr. Becker builds strong patient-doctor relationships for lifelong healthy and beautiful smiles. Dr. Becker offers a full range of cosmetic and restorative dentistry for your entire family. Contact Howard County Smiles or request an appointment online. We serve patients from many local areas including Ellicott City, Columbia, and Laurel, MD.